As Wisconsin farmers head into the fields this spring, agriculture officials are reminding them of the restrictions on using atrazine, a corn herbicide that is contained in nearly 100 products. Atrazine use is prohibited in parts of 35 counties. Elsewhere, there are restrictions on who can apply it, ...Read more..
DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel and staff from DATCP’s Wisconsin
International Agribusiness Center are in China this week leading a delegation
of more than 30 Wisconsin agricultural professionals on a trade mission to Wisconsin’s
sister state, Heilongjiang Province, China. Read more..
To protect Wisconsin’s poultry industry from further spread of the H5N2 avian
influenza virus, Dr. Paul McGraw, state veterinarian at the Wisconsin
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has issued a
ban on poultry movement to shows, exhibitions and swap meets in Jefferson,
Juneau ...Read more..